Andrew Cave has written about business for The Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph for 20 years, working as US business editor in New York and associate City editor in London. He writes profile interviews of chief executives for both papers and has penned two books: "The Secrets of CEOs", based on interviews with 200 global chief executives; and "Billions To Bust And Back", a biography of billionaire Thor Bjorgolfsson. Andrew also writes regular columns on leadership for Forbes magazine.
Barclays has struggled to find the right leadership and has become embroiled in courtroom battles and investigations into the conduct of employees. For a bank founded on respectable values, what went wrong?
Rolls-Royce was once the darling of the aerospace sector. But heavy financial losses and a corruption scandal present challenges for the new CEO, and sheds light on risks and behaviour in the defence industry.
Unilever this year defeated a takeover bid from American rival Kraft. But the episode has prompted questions over the Anglo-Dutch group’s ability to maintain its much-envied sustainable business model.